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PC members-elect to take oath next week

PC members-elect to take oath next week

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Oct 30, 2014 - 19:28

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Thursday announced holding swearing-in ceremony for newly-elected provincial councils (PC) members next week.

IDLG deputy director Farid Mamonzai told the newly-elected PC members at a meeting in Kabul their 420 predecessors had tremendous achievements nationwide over the past four years.

The IDLG official hailed the role of ex-PC members in bringing peace and pursing development activities in their respective areas.

He said the former members had rendered many scarifies and played a key role in ensuring peace and economic prosperity in their respective constituencies.

At least 10 PC members had been killed in terrorist attacks in line of duty, he added.

Mamonzai said the public representatives were assassinated by insurgents for their services to the people and the government.

He hoped the newly-elected PC members would utilise all their energies and resources to help the government establish peace and prosperity in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

After being put on hold for seven months, the final results from the April elections were announced few days ago amid fraud allegations by losing runners.

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